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Red Sky Cafe

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1197 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Jamestown, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We first tried to get into Coastal Cravings, but the wait was well over an hour, been there before, and although it is good, not worth the wait. Oh wait I forgot who I was reviewing, lol. None the less, we then went over to Red Sky to give it a try. We were told the wait would be 15-20... More 

Thank Pags_14750
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Southern Parm was delicious... would come again and again, very close to duck. Could walk, very peaceful. Nice people

Thank Patrick Daley /
Florham Park, New Jersey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I ordered the crab cake and my wife ordered the quesadilla. They were both just OK. Order a club soda and it was flat so I order sweet teak and it was hot and melted the ice. We went to the restaurant for lunch. Overall not very good.

Thank jackmbruner
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined there last night; the food, wait staff, and atmosphere were fantastic. We have been coming to the OBX for over a decade and the Red Sky Cafe has never varied in quality and style! Also has a innovative cocktail menu!

Thank thefishieone
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner with the family during our vacation at this restaurant. Service was fairly good and attentive , the menu was modern & the pricing was a little high for the area. But the food, the food! ...was not good. I travel for a living and have probably dined in over 1000 (mostly nice - high-end) restaurants in the last... More 

Thank Barkley321
Denver, Colorado
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful dinner here last week. We were vacationing and our friend who we were traveling with had brought us there. We brought along our kids (4 and 5). They do offer a children's menu.. I ordered the shrimp and grits and it was absolutely wonderful. The bread and the complimentary asiago spread they bring out is great too.... More 

Thank Louise4027
Charlotte, North Carolina
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stopped here after a lovely day visiting lighthouses. We tried Red Sky because the building was cute and clean and, sticking our head inside was promising, with a friendly, intimate ambiance. Unfortunately, the hostess was rude, we were asked to wait outside until our table was ready, and the service sluggish. The food was fair but... More 

Thank Jill M
Mount Airy, Maryland
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in with family while waiting for our rental house to be ready. Place had great a/c( it was 100degrees) and got seated right away . Staff was very friendly and offered great suggestions on menu items. We had Southern Parm . Kids fried shrimp, Chicken quesadilla, and Chicken BLT. Everything was delicious. We sent friends and family there and... More 

Thank Kim K
Fishersville, Virginia
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here on recommendation of my wedding coordinator as a potential caterer. We arrived when they opened to a crowd waiting. The place filled up by the time we sat down. The food was incredible. The drinks were excellent. And we had a very cute attentive waitress. I'm planning on using to cater my reception. Just excellent

Thank sportcat71
Watertown, New York, United States
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family was split, Half really enjoyed their food other half did not. By the time we were sat they were sold out of all the specials we were waiting on. They can't help that. The dishes we ordered were not comparable with menu discretionary. "Grits with wilted spinach and andouille sausage" there was 1 piece of spinach and 4... More 

Thank Wendy O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1197 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949-4560
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: 12522618646

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?